Blowing Springs Cave

  • Blowing Springs Cave Forever Wild Property

    The cave is off limits to visitors

  • Blowing Springs Cave Forever Wild Property

    The cave is off limits to visitors

  • First Creek

    First Creek

  • First Creek

    First Creek

  • First Creek in winter

    First Creek in winter

  • Blowing Springs Cave Forever Wild Property

    May apple plants at Blowing Springs Cave Forever Wild Property

  • Blowing Springs Cave Forever Wild Property

    The May apple is woodland plant typically growing in colonies.

Overview
The 60-acre Blowing Springs Cave Tract in Lauderdale County is primarily preserved to protect the cave habitat vital to the federally-listed gray bat (Myotis grisescens). While entry into the cave is prohibited, there are still multiple opportunities for hiking, hunting and wildlife observation.

Hunting
Hunters must have a valid hunting license and permit map; and follow regulations, seasons, and limits for the county in which the tract is located. The free permit maps may be downloaded here.

Directions
From Florence, take US 72 East approximately 19.7 miles to AL- 207 in Rogersville. Turn left onto AL-207 and go approximately 2.6 miles to Lauderdale Co. Rd. 92. Turn left onto Co. Rd. 92. Travel approximately 1.1 miles. Parking is available along the right side of the road roughly 0.1 miles past First Creek.